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Hey Folks,

I was just wondering what most of you do to keep your watches clean. I've noticed some junk on the back of a couple of my pieces and wasn't really sure what to do.

Thanks!

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A soft brush, some mild soap and warm water followed by a towel works for me.
 

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WARNING ON USING SOAP TO CLEAN WATCHES:

Soap breaks down the surface tension of water and can allow moisture to penetrate the O-rings used on dive watches and screw-down crowns, friction sealed stems and case gaskets. Over time this can cause serious damage to the stem and exposed areas of the movement.

Better to use a non-ammonia eye-glass cleaner or plain warm water.

I found this out the hard way!

NAYTH
 

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high grade micofiber cloth for me.
 

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A damp cloth and a microfiber cloth to dry is about the only thing I've ever used on my watches.

On the bracelets, I'll use a small amount of soap on a toothbrush, being cautious to keep the watch as dry as possible. Opening the bracelet so that it will lay flat, helps in this process.

I don't like to do much more than get spray on my watches, regardless of WR rating.
 

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I send certain models back to the vendor. I have always thought some of my lower end watches should go back to their roots in asia for a good cleaning. My Invictas and Renatos are packing now. :)
 

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Warm water and my Braun Oral B with an old brush head does the trick for me. This really works wonders on the back side where the bracelet attaches to the case.
 
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